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Amaranth-Peanut Butter-Balls (Recipe) – Highly Addictive!

Ok, I have to admit, it should only be prepared by people who don’t tend to get addicted! I’m not kidding, these little balls are absolutely dangerous and super fast gone… 😉 Super delicious and right out of the freezer a real culinary delight for your morning cappuccino or iced coffee. They remind me a bit of Giotto, but are much healthier and thanks to the peanut butter small protein bliss balls! Plus, you get lots of good fats!

Instead of sugar or a syrup I use erythritol. Erythritol is a bit sweeter than sugar per gram but has no calories nor taste. More will follow soon on my blog.

A quick photo of these amaranth-peanutbutter-balls before they were gone O:)
A quick photo of these amaranth-peanutbutter-balls before they were gone O:)
Amaranth-Peanutbutter-Balls (vegan & gluten free)

serves 18 balls

40 g popped amaranth
30 g erythritol
130 g peanut butter
10 g coconut oil
2 tbsp ground flaxseed
1 pinch salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Preparation
  1. Mix everything in a bowl using a fork.
  2. Use a teaspoon to make each ball. One teaspoon serves approximately one ball. Try to make balls using your hands.
  3. Put the amaranth-peanut butter-balls into the freezer for ca. 10 minutes. Enjoy ice cold!
Nutritional Values
The nutritional values of your amaranth-peanut butter-balls in total, per ball and per 100 g.
The nutritional values of your amaranth-peanut butter-balls in total, per ball and per 100 g.
Alternatives

As an alternative to erythritol you can also use about 40 g of agave syrup. But then you should omit the coconut oil and use a little more amaranth, otherwise they are too sticky. You can also mix some shredded coconut or a little cocoa powder.

Try to use peanut butter with just one ingredient: peanuts! Usually peanut butter has other ingredients besides sugar and is not that natural.

I like to enjoy them cold from the freezer or fridge. How and when do you like them best?

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Amaranth-Peanut Butter-Balls – send from heaven, vegan, gluten free and raw
Amaranth-Peanut Butter-Balls – send from heaven, vegan, gluten free and raw

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